Gender equality and social inclusion are cross-cutting themes that are central to CARE’s emergency and development programming.
Jovelyn Malinao, 49 years old, has been Brgy. Gamut’s Chairperson since 2013, after serving as a Barangay Councilor for 9 years. But unlike other public servants with aspirations of public service, Jovelyn never imagined that she can lead a barangay. “Before, I was shy as I was a mere housewife. I don’t usually talk to […]
Typhoon Vongfong (locally known as Ambo), the first typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, continues to intensify and is expected to remain within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) until Monday, May 18, 2020. As of May 14, 2020 2 PM, Vongfong has made landfall in the provinces of Northern and Eastern Samar. Vongfong […]
It was a few minutes before lunchtime and Jamerah was busy preparing for that afternoon’s order of ube barbeque (similar to bananaque) she would be selling to her neighbors at the Boganga Relocation site. This is where her family of five found home after having moved around thrice after the Marawi Siege.
On the afternoon of January 12, 2020, the Taal Volcano located in the province of Batangas (Region IV-A, Luzon Island), had a steam driven explosion. It has since been in a period of unrest, resulting to 75 volcanic earthquakes with intensities ranging from Intensity II – IV within the vicinity of the volcano as of […]